The Master's degree programme in Learning, Learning Environments and Educational Systems is a two year (120 ECTS credits) programme which trains experts and researchers for various national and international tasks in the field of education. The programme concentrates on the focus points of research conducted at the Faculty of Education: learning research, learning environments and research of educational systems. The language of tuition is English.
Key research areas preferred for a Master's thesis in the programme are: 1) motivation, regulation, and socio-emotional interaction and well-being in and out of school; 2) diagnosing and training cognitive skills in different domains; 3) evolving instruction and expertise in science and technology in school and higher education; 4) research on national and transnational educational policies and systems.
From the autumn 2012 onwards the students of the programme have been having the possibility to study either for a Master of Arts degree in Education from the Faculty of Education, University of Turku (single degree option), or to choose an option that leads to two Master's degrees (double degree option).
The double degree option is called the Finnish-German Master Programme in Education. A student who has been admitted to the double degree option studies the 2nd semester at the University of Regensburg, Germany. The studies offered at the University of Regensburg are conducted in English. The studies take two years to complete (120 ECTS credits). The language of tuition is English.
The degree of Master of Arts in the Masters degree programme in Learning, Learning Environments and Educational Systems includes the following study modules:
* Orientation and General Studies 20 ECTS credits
* Advanced Studies in the Major Subject (Educational Science) 80 ECTS credits
* Elective Studies 20 ECTS credits